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The crystal desert : summers in Antarctica

Author: David G Campbell
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Author's account of his summers in Antarctica describing the wildlife and plants growing there, the explorers, scientists, and others who have been there.
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Named Person: David G Campbell; David G Campbell; David G Campbell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David G Campbell
ISBN: 9780395589694 039558969X 0395680824 9780395680827
OCLC Number: 29687944
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: 308 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: Admiralty Bay --
1. Seabirds and Wind --
2. Memories of Gondwana --
3. Life in a Footprint --
4. Penguins and Hormones --
5. The Galaxies and the Plankton --
6. The Bottom of the Bottom of the World --
7. The Worm, the Fish, and the Seal --
8. Visions of Ice and Sky --
9. The Indifferent Eye of God --
10. The Tern and the Whale --
11. The Passing of the Leviathans --
12. The Tempest --
Appendix: Latin Names of Plants and Animals Mentioned in Text.
Responsibility: David G. Campbell.

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Author's account of his summers in Antarctica describing the wildlife and plants growing there, the explorers, scientists, and others who have been there.

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